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From £1300 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Travel to Myanmar and discover a country of mythical landscapes, ancient treasures and some of the friendliest folk you’ll ever meet. From golden-gilded Buddhas in Yangon and the magical temples of Bagan to the tranquillity of Inle Lake, Myanmar will excite, impress and intrigue you. A visit to Myanmar is to experience the South East Asia of twenty years ago, full of rarely seen sights and generations of stories just waiting to be told. Come and discover a little bit of Myanmar magic with us.
Essential Info
Starts: Yangon
Ends: Yangon
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: ITTSM
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Myanmar
What's Included

Meals

14 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
2 Dinners included

Transport

Boat,Private vehicle,Plane,Bicycle,Local truck

Accommodation

Hotel (12 nights),Community Lodge (2 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Get acquainted with Myanmar on a tour of downtown Yangon. Truly an incredible city, Yangon is packed with pagodas, giant Buddhas and countless historical sites

•   See the most beautiful religious sites in Myanmar, including the Shwedagon in Yangon, Shwesandaw in Bagan, the Shwe Yan Pyae (Teak Monastery) in Nyaungshwe and many more

•   Touring the ancient city of Bagan by bicycle is a magical way to see the place. You'll have convenient and leisurely access to thousands of temples, stupas and pagodas

•   Get off the tourist track and enjoy a uniquely local experience at the community lodge outside of Myaing. This innovative ActionAid project is the first community-based accommodation in the area, with meals and activities provided by local villagers

•   A full day of walking through the hills and villages of Kalaw may require a bit of energy, but it's one of the highlights of the trip. Get up-close and personal with the culture of rural Myanmar.

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 6th Feb 2021
Returning: 20th Feb 2021
£1,690pp
£1,352pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 17th Apr 2021
Returning: 1st May 2021
£1,625pp
£1,300pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th May 2021
Returning: 29th May 2021
£1,625pp
£1,300pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Jun 2021
Returning: 10th Jul 2021
£1,625pp
£1,300pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 24th Jul 2021
Returning: 7th Aug 2021
£1,625pp
£1,300pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 7th Aug 2021
Returning: 21st Aug 2021
£1,625pp
£1,300pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Aug 2021
Returning: 4th Sep 2021
£1,625pp
£1,300pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 11th Sep 2021
Returning: 25th Sep 2021
£1,690pp
£1,352pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Oct 2021
Returning: 23rd Oct 2021
£1,690pp
£1,352pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Min Gala Ba! Welcome to Myanmar. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm today. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask reception where it will take place. We'll be collecting/checking insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you bring these details to provide to your leader. If you have free time to explore before the meeting, we recommend stepping out onto the streets of Yangon. Why not take the Yangon Circle Line train for a three-hour local journey, or head over to Bogyoke Market and haggle with the locals? There’s also Sule Paya Pagoda, a 2000-year-old golden temple, and the Gems Museum, which houses some of the world’s largest sapphire, ruby and jade pieces. You may need a taxi to travel between some of these attractions; a one-way trip should cost about MMK 4,000. Notes: You may wish to arrive early so you arrive in time to attend the group meeting today, and have free time to explore Yangon. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability).
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Reviews
       
Myanmar is a fabulous destination.

This trip gives travellers an opportunity to experience the sights of the country and meet the local people.

My highlight was the community lodge stay where we visited the 4 surrounding villages . The people were so friendly ,natural , happy to share their daily life and traditions.
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